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Dianthus Barbatus

Product Contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Dianthus – Plant
2 Plastic Pot

210.00 300.00

Estimated delivery date 2024/04/22

About Dianthus barbatus

  • Dianthus barbatus, commonly known as sweet william, is a species of Dianthus.
  • It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 years. sweet william are annual and perennial varieties of plants.
  • They can be planted both in gardens as well as in pots.
Common Name Dianthus,Cheddar pinks, Clove pinks, Gilly flower pinks, wild Clove Pink, carnation, Dianthus caryophyllus, Dianthus plumarius , sweet william , Dianthus barbatus.
Maximum Reachable Height 1 to 4 ft
Flower Colour It comes in various colors like:-white,bright white,red,pink,rani,red-white,pink-redwhite-pink.
Bloom Time Flower blooming time April to November
Difficulty Level Moderately easy

Planting And Care

  • Soil should be well-drained and fertile for growing dianthus.
  • Dianthus should be kept in a place receiving at least 4-5 hours of bright indirect sunlight.
  • Water the plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Fertilize dianthus plant mostly in the spring season with an organic fertilizer.


Dianthus Care

  • Plant dianthus in full sun, partial shade or anywhere they will receive at least 6 hours of sun.
  • The plants need fertile, well-drained soil that is alkaline.
  • Wait until the danger of frost has passed when planting dianthus and place them at the same level they were growing in the pots, with 12 to 18 inches between the plants.
  • Do not mulch around them.
  • Water them only at the base of the plant to keep the foliage dry and prevent mildew spotting.


Sunlight Dianthus plants may grow in partial shade or full sun, and are drought tolerant when established.
Watering Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.
Soil Loamy soil/Soil with a pH range of 6.5 to 8.0
Temperature 60 to 70 degrees C
Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

Dianthus Special Feature

Dianthus are garden classics, appearing in many shapes and colors, most with blue/green or blue frosted quill-like foliage.

Dianthus Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Can be used as an ornamental plant in landscapes and gardens

Culinary Use:

  • Dianthus is also often used in cooking
  • (When using this herb for cooking make sure to remove the petal base – it is quite bitter!) Fresh dianthus petals can be used to liven up salads, sandwiches and pies
  • The petals of the flowers, when crystallized, make beautiful decorations for cakes and pastries

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